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Michigan Opera Theatre is excited to announce its 2019-20 season! Learn more

Upcoming Performances

The Grapes of Wrath

May 11 - 19, 2019
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This heart-wrenching opera, based on the classic novel by John Steinbeck, tells the story of the Joad family on their quest for survival during the 1930s Dust Bowl.

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Martha Graham Company

April 26-27
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The oldest and most celebrated modern dance company in America comes to Ann Arbor's Power Center.

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The Grapes of Wrath: Transforming The Great American Novel into The Great American Opera

While historically a European art form, opera has expanded over the years to include works by composers and librettists from around the globe. These o...

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‘Hansel and Gretel’ is “mesmerizing” at MOT

Adults in the opening-night audience gasped, laughed and applauded as this magnificent creation vamped across the stage and even managed a burlesque-type shimmy as she cast one of her horrible spells.

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David DiChiera born on this date in 1935

APRIL 8, 2019 – Our beloved founder David DiChiera would have turned 84 today.

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Reviews: Hansel & Gretel

It is NOT just a children’s production, but a stupendous display of staging and strong, rich beautiful music. If you miss this Detroit production, you have missed adding another dimension to your opera-going experience. So sad

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